Volunteers to help domestic violence victims needed

Nia Wong Posted: Oct 31, 2018 11:32 AM PDT Updated: Oct 31, 2018 11:50 AM PDT LAS VEGAS – Safe Nest and Metro Police have teamed up to offer more efficient services to domestic violence victims, but in order to do that, they need hundreds of volunteers. Safe Nest has a program they are seeing…

A sign in Tagalog indicating to “Vote Here” next to a sign prohibiting campaigning are posted at the Boulevard Mall voting booths on the first day of early voting, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. By Camalot Todd (contact) Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 | 2 a.m. Ballot Question 1, or Marsy’s Law, seeks to expand the state constitutional…

Domestic violence convictions are very serious. They carry some of the harshest mandatory penalties for a simple misdemeanor conviction. In Nevada, a misdemeanor first-offense conviction carries, at the very least, the following mandatory-minimum penalties: (1) 2 days in jail; (2) six months of weekly domestic violence counseling classes; (3) 48 hours of community service; (4)…